Archive for September, 2009

Twitter Suspended Me!

twitter_deadUpdate: An interesting thing I noticed about the suspension process is that Twitter literally unfollows ALL your friends. And when you are reinstated, they refollow ALL your friends. I would think there would be some kind of suspended flag somewhere to avoid taxing the server like this, but that isn’t how they roll. With having just followed 93,000 people in a single day, you can imagine how many DMs I got (19k and climbing).

For reasons unknown, Twitter has suspended my main account, @clatko. I have submitted support tickets but have the feeling those are going straight to /dev/null. I’m so lost without my account, I’ve gone and done the most faux paus thing possible, appealed to the Twitter developer list. I don’t expect a response on there until Monday as usually Twitter devs don’t work on weekends.

Come Monday, I’m going to raise the storm of storms to get my account reactivated. I have a pretty strong battle plan and may need to call on my facebook friends and friendfeed subscribers. I’m not going out without a fight.

Oh, look. My account is back. Somebody somewhere must like me.

Thank you!


Snow Leopard’s Clang

clangI wasn’t aware of Clang and the transition to Low Level Virtual Machine compiler infrastructure. I knew about LLVM, but never saw a roadmap of Apple’s transition until I read the always excellent Ars Technica OS X Review. I’m just now setting up my development environment and was very tempted to use Clang to compile everything. At the moment, I’m pressed for time so I don’t want anything to go wrong. The 64-bit Apache/PHP tutorial is working great so far under Snow Leopard (just find the more recent version of the projects and tools).

If you want to set up Clang as your default compiler, throw this in your /etc/bashrc:

export CC=clang
export CFLAGS=-Qunused-arguments
export CPPFLAGS=-Qunused-arguments
export PATH=/Developer/usr/bin:$PATH

Anyway, I will eventually get around to recompiling with Clang and will report on my results. The first project will be Shiretoko and/or Namoroka.

Thanks for the tip Ajay Kapal.

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